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Published on:August 2020
Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, 2020; 54(3):541-549
Review Article | doi:10.5530/ijper.54.3.102

Novel Oral Drug Delivery Systems for Steroids: Overview and Recent Updates


Authors and affiliation (s):

Manikanta Sai Ganapa1, Saurabh Shekhar Mhatre1, Sushil Yadaorao Raut1, Abhijeet Pandey1, Guruprasad Kalthur2, Srinivas Mutalik1*

1Department of Pharmaceutics, Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal, Karnataka, INDIA.

2Department of Clinical Embryology, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal, Karnataka, INDIA.

Abstract:

This review summarises the oral route of drug delivery of steroids. Oral drug delivery is widespread owing to its non-invasive nature which complements high patient compliance. This article summarises the problems associated with oral delivery of steroids including bioavailability. In this review, a brief description of the novel types of drug delivery systems of steroids such as microspheres, nanoparticles, solid lipid nanoparticles, multi- matrix tablets, pellet technology, liposomes are presented. The review also presents the latest innovations and advances that have been achieved in recent years.

Key words: Steroids, Oral delivery, Novel drug delivery, Drug carriers, Controlled release, Patient compliance.

 




 

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